04.11. Radka Denemarková: Stunden aus Blei, 1 p.m.
A group of Europeans travels in search of personal development to Beijing. But in the communist country, travelers encounter insurmountable barriers to their individual freedoms. The encounter with Chinese
dissidents now leads them all to a dramatic turning point in the courses of their lives. Central to the novel is the role of a Czech woman writer who passionately advocates democratic principles and becomes the moral guide for a Chinese student who eventually joins the who eventually joins the political resistance – with disastrous consequences.
Moderation: Viktorie Knotková